Flinders University, (The Flinders University of South Australia), is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. The university has established a reputation as a leading research institution with a devotion to innovation. It is a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks among the leading universities in Australia. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked among the nation's top 10. It is also ranked within the world's top 400 institutions in both Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
They're smaller than the eye can see, as fast as a speeding bullet, and may hold the key to some of Australia's deadliest puzzles.
A leading water scientist has proposed the development of a National Water Bank – a continent-wide replenishment scheme for underground reserves of fresh water – to help safeguard the nation from water scarcities for ...
As a specialist in prehistoric underwater archaeology, Dr Jonathan Benjamin looks at rising sea levels a little bit differently from most people.
Flinders University groundwater expert Dr Margaret Shanafield is digging deep to find out how much water should be released upstream to replenish the endangered Coorong Wetlands.
There's a ghost town on Baker's Flat in South Australia, but you have to look hard to find it.
(Phys.org) —Scientists are using a promising new theory to track down hidden water both on Earth – where fresh water is becoming dangerously scarce in some regions – and in the quest for life on the red planet, Mars.
A second viewing in a police line-up may help more eyewitnesses identify the culprit, new research from Flinders University reveals.
Universities need to rebuild their organisational and technological infrastructure, and even change their 'cultural DNA', to meet the challenges of the digital era, according to a new report commissioned by the multi-national ...
Australia and Japan's national news reports on whaling are often biased, emotive and misleading, Flinders University PhD candidate Tets Kimura says.
(Phys.org) —Flinders University researcher Amy Macken has discovered the age of sedimentary layers in the Naracoorte Caves using a cutting-edge computer modelling technique that has never before been used on an Australian ...